Student Affairs

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Student Affairs facilitates students' learning and development outside of the classroom utilizing various student development, learning, socio-cultural, and retention theories and nationally recognized high impact practices. Student Affairs provides student-centered programs and services to help students achieve their personal, academic and career goals. In collaboration with the academic deans, Student Affairs leads the university in recruiting a diverse student body. With the creative use of ongoing assessment, Student Affairs supports and develops programs and communities that contribute to the retention, success and leadership development of students.

Student Affairs departments include the Office of Admissions; Associated Students of UAF (ASUAF); Athletics Department; Bookstore; Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities; Department of Military and Veteran Services; Dining Services; Disability Services; Financial Aid; Nanook Recreation; New Student Orientation; Office of the Registrar; Residence Life; Student Health and Counseling Center; Center for Student Engagement; Sustainability; and Wood Center.

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs is a resource and referral center where students who don't know where to look for a solution to a problem at UAF will find help. Each department and office has its own web page detailing its student services, or students can visit the Student Affairs website for a complete list of all departments. For more information contact Student Affairs at or 907-474-2600.

The Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities is also a resource and referral center where students can get help with concerns, issues or needs. You can get more information at the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities or 907-474-7317.